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WETA
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
it was a lack of understanding of the importance of the latino community. i think they don't understand how fast we're growing, how influential we have become and how politicians are now forced to respond to the issues that affect latinos. i think that they over saw that. i don't think they really paid attention. >> sometimes we are invisible and we are fighting so hard not to be invisible. the commission of presidential debates are stuck in the 1950s. they still think the country could be divided between men and women and that's it. they do not realize that one in every three persons in the united states is from a minority. they think it is okay it have an african-american president but they don't think it's okay to have an african-american or hispanic journalist as a moderator for the debates. what we did, it was our wonderful response to this oversight, this huge oversight. instead they didn't want to invite us to the party so we had our own party. >> and that party turned out pretty good. >> so, yeah, maybe. >> you mean the presidential forums you're having? >> yes. >> which came after you w
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
the candidates stand on issues that relate to the latino community in particular. we size up issue by issue how barack obama and mitt romney plan to tackle these key american challenges, but before we get to those, here's a look at top stories making news today. >>> we start with a deadly shooting on an alabama college campus. a campus police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old freshman at the university of south alabama overnight. school officials say gilbert call lar was naked and acting ear rattically. he confronted the officer and rushed him stooimpls and ignored warnings. they say the officer shot the young man in the chest once. his friends say they're shocked at what happened. >> you could ask anyone that knew him. he was a great, loving guy. always made people smile. is not the kind of guy that people knew him and said he would do something like this. >> cnn legal contributor paul cowl lan says alabama law may come into play in this case down the road. >> alabama also has virtually the identical stand your ground law that florida has. so do you know that the officer in this case can
WETA
Oct 7, 2012 9:30am EDT
affirmative action was giving higher scores to latino kids and african americans and that they were showing up in school way behind their peers as a result because as you mentioned maybe the education system failed them. then doing very poorly, higher drop out rates, all that sort of thing. what do you think about the position that have article? >> i read the article i thought it was garbage, i think there were a lot of assumptions made that just don't match reality. i mean, i attended university and i think affirmative action enabled me to fully integrate in to the full promise of the education that i got. the article made an assumption that somehow this so-called mismatch actually made it really difficult for african american students to come in to a school and integrate with the majority population of just never seen that. i don't think that we can base our policy on assumption that we make that really don't have any identifiable data behind them. >> we've looked at -- there was one report that came out talking about the racial neutral alternatives which is -- saying when you looked at all
SFGTV
Oct 7, 2012 11:00am PDT
the widest gap. it is something we are being attentive to. african-american, latino, native american and samoan. and while the district overall trend was 10% growth, what you notice over a five-year trend is african-american growth has bested the district average of 13% improvement, latino at 10% equal to the district's growth, native american at 14%, and samoan at 11%. the next slide is similar, but in the content area of mathematics on the state test. again, 8.2% district overall growth trend, african-american comparison 13% growth over five years, latino 10%, native american 7, and samoan 11%. >> superintendent, i'm just wondering if there is anyway maybe later on to get the numbers of where the anglo and asian-american students are. >> okay. so, maybe in this next slide, we get to that point. so, this next slide is actually on the english language arts achievement gap. so, what's highlighted in this one are two line graphs, one for african-american/latino, and the top line graph actually represents the district average. and what i want to point out is, again, a different way to r
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
daughter is co-director, tells the story of five black and latino teenagers. they were convicted of raping and brutally beating a white female jogger in new york's central park in 1989. >> it was this huge media story. there was a lot of coverage, but everyone got it wrong at that time. >> she was hollering, help, help. >> reporter: the five teenagers confessed to the crime after what they said was an unfair interrogation. they were charged even though none was a match for a dna sample found at the scene. turns out it belonged to this man. >> he commits at least five more rapes that we know of after the central park jogger. >> reporter: but the serial rainest did not confess until after the five teens already had served sentences ranging from seven to 11 years. a judge threw out the convictions. >> the verdicts have been set aside in their entirety. >> yeah! >> reporter: a victory for the five men. yousef salam, now 38, was one of them. >> after being exonerated, it's almost like somebody running free through the grass and just throwing their hands up yelling a-ha. >> reporter: harder to o
SFGTV
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
and students that african-american, latino and pacific islanders were receiving a different quality of education. in 2007 we found that african-americans were ranked dead last in api scores for all major urban school districts in california. this was the low below even special education students in their api scores for [speaker not understood]. the next year coleman fought for the board of education to close the achievement gap. that resolution to ensure the upcoming district strategic plan was focused on addressing the racial achievement grape in inequity in our school. thankfully the board passed that unanimously. however, the gap has widened, especially for african-american students. many of you might have seen the report that came out talking about the 2011 released analysis comparing the progress of california school districts. unfortunately san francisco received an overall grade of d. and in particular the african-american students as it relates to sfusd, we ranked 127 out of 128. i want to have one of our parent leaders, olivia gudeau, give a statement. >> hi, my name is o
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
is interested in the economy, most of the polling shows that latino, asians, who expect to be interested in something different are seeing economy as a top issue. i think as latino and asian voters and other minority voters, what we want to hear about what does this data mean to me, to the bottom line. i'd love to see that happen in the debates. the actual voter. how is the dream going to be accessible to be. >> which is what biden does really, really well. >> you know what's interesting, melissa, stepping back for a minute, part of the problem with the debates and the natural discussion, we tend to agree with what the facts are. we can't agree what the structural issues are. if we can't agree that this number is the number under the deficit or this platform is the platform for taxes, how can you have a substantive debate? >> the republicans have actively attempted to say that numbers can be manipulated. >> sure. >> we had 7, 8% job numbers. i do think if we're going to have -- we have to have agreement about what constitutes evidence. >> that's my point about why i think biden is a much
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
strong of "roll call". >>> and president obama is showed with an overwhelming lead with the latino voters, in fact, 78% say they would vote for him if it was held today. the state only has six electoral votes, but 76% of people identifying as latino, it could be a window into the november results. joining me is john ralston, host of "ralston reports." so that is a big number, what do you think of president obama's support among the latino voters. >> well, i think there are a couple of things going on, the exit polls in nevada showed that barack obama won, but i think mitt romney got himself in trouble with the latino community with the positions he took running to the right in that primary. and now, that is hurting him here in nevada. also, you have to -- realize that the democrats here, especially the culinary union, which is heavily hispanic, has been registering voters at a remarkable clip the last couple of months. and while it is hard for me to believe the margin is that big, alex, it is pretty big. >> hey, john, are nevada's latino voters unique in some sort of way, that we can't ta
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 2:00am PDT
the middle of the road or the latino voters? >> geraldo, i think it will be important for him to talk about immigration reform and have a balanced approach of cutting down the time that we have for applications and people coming to the united states legally. i think he has to make sure he is enforcing the laws and as you know the big issue for virginians are going to be the defense cuts and i think that is what governor romney is going to sell and i think that is ultimately what is going to help him win the commonwealth of virginia. >> geraldo: what about the latino vote, though, congressman? i underand it that defense is a huge, huge issue in the commonwealth where there is so many defense facilities. but there are substantial number of latinos there, particularly around the disdistrict of columbia. if he talks tough, first of alllet me ask you this. i withdraw that statement. the governor said he will not repeal president obama's temporary dream act measure where he gave a pass, a two year visa to those students you know story who were brought here as children. do you regret that governor
Univision
Oct 6, 2012 6:30pm PDT
que hizo registrarse para votar. >>> queremos trabajo, salir adelante yo como latino recomiendo que todos salgan a votar. >>> si desea mÁs informaciÓn visite libera tu voz.com, univision. >>> una cifra rÉcord de recaudaciÓn de fondos logro la campaÑa de obama en un mes la suma superÓ 181 millones de dÓlares en septiembre en agosto la campaÑa de reelecciÓn alcanzo 114 millones de dÓlares el equipo de romney no ha difundido su recaudaciÓn correspondiente a septiembre. vii este domingo en aquÍ y ahora una metamorfosis un hombre que pasÓ de asesino a e hÉroe. >>> su historia llena de sufrimiento y violencia, se reivindicÓ y ahora se dedica a salvar vÍctimas de abuso, estÁn haciendo una pelÍcula de sus hazaÑas. >>> dios me mostrÓ la necesidad de estas mujeres. en su corazÓn. >>> pero serÁ todo verdad hay quienes le llaman impostor, quien es realmente este hombre. >>> tambiÉn una comunidad decide unirse para red fui neuro la educaciÓn de sus hijos quÉ hacen para lograrlo. >>> y estos jÓvenes quieren ser reconocido artistas. >>> recuerden aquÍ wr ahora este domin
SFGTV
Oct 7, 2012 11:30am PDT
to these classes. these students, african-american, latino, islanders specifically were not given those classes, integrated science or integrated math which could get you to graduation, but could never get you to college. that a through g graduation requirement gave them access, so, that's one fabulous thing about this graduation requirement. the other thing is it gives them opportunity. quite frankly, d or better gives them no opportunity. a d or better says will not get them into college. a d or better. and quite frankly it's even cs and d at some colleges. so, d or better is actually not an adequate, i think, level to say that we have graduated with all fairness, have graduated our students prepared to college or a job because d or better is not prepared for college or a job. so, as a board i think if we're going to be looking at this graduation requirement should it be c or better or d or better. we're giving the numbers for both to see how much work we have to do. i think you can see on the chart even with the d or better we have much, much more work to do. this talks with black migration,
SFGTV
Oct 7, 2012 12:30pm PDT
does the african-american, latino community, the samoan community get out of the capital project? what is the unemployment rate of the same people that we're talking about? where do you spend your money? because you can't wait till a kid gets to school then all of a sudden he's going to do something and they come up with no money in their house, home. for the parents to help kid. and that's the city and the school district. take a look at how much money that went towards communities that we are talking about. it's cause and effect. if you don't put the money out there in those communities, look what happened out at the school, tearing down the willie brown academy. no blacks. and then you get out here and talk about everything else, but cannot talk about the real problem. the real problem is it's discriminatory and exploitation and lockout of those communities. the black community, the latino community and of course the -- everybody that's locked out. we need to deal with that. now, give me the statistics on that. i heard statistics on everything else. i haven't heard one person mentio
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-age children, the westminster school had 628 anglo students and just 14 of latino heritage while the hoover school had 152 students,al of them latino. -- all of them latino. the suit was filed pre-brown, and thus in an era where the supreme court continued to sanction separate but equal schools. nevertheless, a district judge in los angeles struck down the mexican schools on the argument that they did violate the equal protection clause, and he was upheld on much narrower grounds by the ninth circuit. that could have ended the matter, but the ninth circuit's ruling did not force the state to address other aspects of discrimination in its schools. and as a result, if it had settled there, the state education code would still have included language that permitted separate schools for chinese and other asian students. instead, in june of 1947, warren signed the legislation that struck that language and ended all formal racial segregation in california schools. so the warren who managed the warren court, who came to the court in '53 knew racism in schools and most importantly, i think, in the c
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 11:30am PDT
the country. african-americans, latinos, many others and white students benefit from having a diverse student body and the university recognizes this. the idea that people are harmed by having access to flagship institutions doesn't really ring true with most people in their common experience. the dean of my law school said to us on our first day, all of you are terrific but we could have cleared the decks and taken the next 400 and they would have been just as terrific. so there's not an entitlement that any one person has to go to college or law school, for that matter, but there is an opportunity for educational institutions to consider race as one of many factors far from the quotas or racial balancing that mr. taylor describes and that have been illegal and unconstitutional for a very long time. >> davo abigdulah, thank you for your time, and steven taylor. we will be watching as this hearing takes place this week. >>> we'll be showing you what bill o'reilly and john stewart had to say when things got rather heated and o'reilly weighed in on those who use media to spew hate. i don't spen
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
on public radio stations and the country. and need to know anchor add latino usa. i have been looking forward to this conversation all week because i think it's such a profound and intense and loaded question about what language we use and how the language we use sets the terms of the political debates. i want you to make your case, first of all, jose, for why news outlets like "the new york times" or the associated press should get rid of the term illegal. >> we have had an open, transparent conversation and i really appreciate her for doing that. you know, in our call in defending the use of the term, readers won't benefit if "the new york times," you know, stop using this. my question becomes which readers? as far as i'm concerned, the use of this term, illegal, underscores the nature in which the media talks and discusses this issue. it's a very -- the way we have talked about it mostly has been very problem oriented. >> that's interesting. >> how do you, in some ways, this is from somebody traveling around the country in alabama, arizona and georgia. the conversation starts with
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
a huge part of that, and just overall technology, knowledge between white americans and black and latino americans. >> the gap is in the united states is real. >> the gap is very real, yes. 50% of african-americans have broadband access right now. 65% of white americans have it. when you start talking about lower income communities, under served communities that, 50% number drops dramatically. almost by half. >> what are the things we can do to close that gap between those that have and those that don't? >> looking at where we are. there is a high level of engagement on smart phones for african-americans, and i think that's why wr we need to take a look at the resources available to really grow a business or compete effecttively from a career standpoint with your actual smartphone, and there are -- >> blik blackberries, iphone. >> android. really want one of those. those are the ways in which you can -- in terms of technology start to take a look at where the value is in those outside of tweeting and liking, you know, if you are looking at facebook. if you have a small business, you can
SFGTV
Oct 6, 2012 9:00pm PDT
that a traditional latino restaurant will be able to resurface here with other venues coming in. it's very important. i was at a dinner at intercontinental where mayor lee, who is very proud of the business that we created in san francisco as we top destination spot. seems like people come from all over and don't want go back to where they live. he didn't elaborate, but the article elaborated that part of the reason that people want to stay here is for the bars, restaurants and nightlife. i think valencia street corridor epitomizing this and traditional family businesses like la rondalla are just wonderful to have and we need to get the place opened. so thank you very much for your consideration. >> thank you. any other public comment? okay . the matter is with the commission. >> when i moved here in 1982 i lived on 22nd street and valencia. and i ate at la rondalla all the time. it was all the time. so i am happy to move to approve this permit, and wish you good luck. >> do we have an amendment that they provide a security plan? >> i think staff should do that, because the security plan is i
SFGTV2
Oct 6, 2012 9:30pm PDT
-american achievement gaps in high schools, which we also ended up talking about the latino achievement gaps and it was really alarming. very disappointing the statistics that we heard today. as miss johnson mentioned we're asking that the housing authority hearings finally be made public, because we need more transparency this and we're asking for a right to return to public housing. we wrote legislation about that, so we have been spending tons of time in the community. >> miss selby. >> i just wanted to say what i want for this district, i don't have the advantage of actually being in office now, but what i want for this district is a safe and thriving district and i want a strong voice for neighborhoods at city hall. i'm the only mother who is running and when i win, i will be the only mother at the board of supervisors. i am the small business person, had my own small business for the last ten years. believe me, i know what this city does and doesn't do for small business and it can definitely do more. finally i believe i'm the only president of a neighborhood and merchant organizatio
SFGTV2
Oct 7, 2012 4:00am PDT
underserved communities. for example, 35% of our borrowers are hispanic or latino. 22% african-american. 60% free mail, and 30% immigrant. -- 60% female. types of businesses -- we will make loans as small as $500 and as large as $100,000. they can range from home-based very small businesses like child care, people selling in the flea market, on up to janitorial, landscaping, restaurants, dry cleaners, and in some cases, small manufacturers. we sometimes bridges of it in even larger transactions if we think there's community benefits, we might wind collectively with the city's working solutions fund or with another lender. so far, -- and we work throughout the bay area. we work in four bay area counties, said francisco obviously being one of the importance, but also said the clara, san mateo, alameda. we have laid out over $15 million to bay area businesses with a medium loan size of about $7,000 -- median loan size of about $7,000. who do we work with? principally, we want to work with businesses that have at least one year of sales history. we will look at start of businesses in the case w
CW
Oct 7, 2012 8:30am PDT
to the former home of latino farm worker leader cesar chavez and chavez who died in 1993d much of the work for farm workers while living in east san jose. >>> and that is not the way bay area fans wanted to start the play-offs, unfortunately. >> and that is still a start. still to come, how the giants and as faired as the post season is in the full swing. >> and is the worst of it over when it comes to the sudden surge in gas prices? the latest numbers from our local metro area. . >> first, clear skies later for the bay area and must be why they call it sunday. the temperatures in the 60s, and parts of san francisco, we'll have the entire forecast after we -- [ indiscernible ] california gas prices have t an all-time average high . . >>> gas prices, it was bound to happen. >> yes, and sometimes you wonder why it doesn't happen more often. they have hit an all-time average high. a gallon of regular unleaded is at $4.73 and the san francisco area. and that is up 5 cents from yesterday and more than 20 cents up from friday. the oakland area is at $4.67 and that is $4.65 in metro san jose set
Univision
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
instituciones académicas de estados unidos que sea latino, cómo llegó ahí. >>> por pura suerte. >>> no lo creo (risas) >>> yo hice mi carrera académica aquí, trabajé duro, hice lo mejor que pude, me fueron promoviendo en diferentes cargos y de pronto me ofrecieron la posición. >>> mit es sin dudas, una de las universidades de más tecnología, qué hacen ustedes >>> buena pregunta, mit es muy enfocado en ciencias y tecnología, es lo que más hacemos nosotros acá hacemos otra cosas, por supuesto, arquitectura, humanidades, pero todo está centrado en ciencias y tecnología. >>> hacia dónde va el futuro, señor rey, porque desde luego, cuando fue inventada la electricidad, los treenes, o la televisión notamos un avance, pero para dónde va el futuro, cuál es el cambio grande. >>> caramba, en venezuela había un programa que se llamaba las 64 mil noches, pero creo que el futuro está relacionado con la salud de nosotros, lo que poco a poco se irá usando cada vez más para mejorar nuestra salud, creo que las nuevas innovaciones serán para ese campo. >>> usted salió de venezuela en 1974
NBC
Oct 7, 2012 8:00am PDT
very well. the latino population not just in california but throughout the southwest, throughout the midwest and the rest of the country, the reality is that as a party republicans are doomed, if they don't find a way to court hispanics in a way to deal with issues that hispanics care about, the full range of things. what do republicans do? what does romney do? what does the party do? you've been in this situation. >> well, one of the great senators, senator mccain, has for years been a strong believer in immigration reform. he has worked to get a reach across the aisle with kennedy. they both had a really great plan. and i think the plan should be reasserted, because it doesn't make any sense that for the last 10 years, maybe before i even became governor, they have talked about immigration reform. and every single time they get into it they say, well, we have an election coming up. well, hello? i mean, the history of america that every two years there's an election. you know, every four years there's a presidential election. so there's nothing new. you've got to get the people'
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 11:00am PDT
demographic shifts in the country very well. the latino population very well. dilute the midwest and the rest of the country. the reality is that as a party, republicans are going to be doomed if they don't find a way to court hispanics in a way to really appeal to them on issues and things that hispanics care about, a full range of things. what do republicans do? ha does romney do, what does the party do. you've been in the situation. >> we have one of the great senators, senator mccain. has for years been a strong believer in immigration reform and he worked together with senator kennedy. he reached across the aisle. i think both of them had a great plan laid out i think they should readdress the plan for the last ten years, maybe four, i haven't become governor, they've talked about needing immigration reform and every time they get into it they say we have an election coming up. well hello, there's a history of america that every two years there's an election. you know, every four years there's a presidential election. there's nothing new, you've got to get the people's work done. we need
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
a long time ago it has solved the problem in the senate race there. the numbers of the latino population are increasing rapidly. texas, florida, states like that. they write off the latino population at their own peril. right now during the republican presidential debate we heard the rhetoric there. they do not seem to realize the country is not changing. host: jim, you are a ken rudin on with, the npr political junkie. go ahead. caller: i enjoy your comments and enjoyed watching you today. jennifer granholm, she is such a wonderful states lady. unfortunately, she cannot run for president. that is a really unfortunate coincidence. but she has done so much for michigan. when she was such a big part of the structure bailout of the auto industry, and helped michigan and all of those states. what she displayed at the democratic convention was wonderful. it is unfortunate that over all the republican administrations, we never have this kind of energy displayed to save jobs for the textile industry, where we could have saved those jobs and preserve all of that structure that was there to suppl
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
older, that they reminded me of the clear truth. there were blacks, whites, latinos and asians. there were a gay folks and street books all marching for justice in america. they told me that you need to remember this from the beaches of normandy were there were black folks and white folks and gave the colts. you need to remember this. when people were fighting to expand, it everybody involved. we knew we were all in it together. deep and real african proper was true. if you want to go fast you go alone, if you want to go far you go to get there. -- together. so now it is time we go together. the dream of america is still just as urgent. this is still just as real. we are not finished with this nation yet. the word of our founders, liberty and justice for all, are still as operational as long as there is a person in this country that does not enjoy the same rights as their brother or their sister when it comes to voting rights, when it comes to marriage rights, when it comes to civil rights. when it comes to social security and tax law and visitation and adoption as long as ther
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
where there has been a lot of change. an increasing number of latinos now playing between orlando and tampa where the convention was held and then, of course, the seniors. so and those two demographics will be critical and that is high it is to hard to predict. right now the polling is totally even. >> what do you think of the issue of immigration? juan note there's is a high hispanic population in florida and a number of other critical key states. not something we heard about a lot. they are still three debates ahead. do you think immigration is something that will sway voters in florida? >> i think a lot of people in florida care about immigration issue. both campaigns have to ten to execute. governor romney has to explain a little more his economic policies. i think the president obviously had a bad night. he will recover. he is a smart guy. beating an incumbent president is never easy but you now basically have a credible alternative. the millions of dollars in negative advertising that the obama campaign has run got diminished the other night by the performance of mitt romney
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
serging for a latino man between the ages of 13 and 20. this was all because of a large brawl that involved 20 people. >>> it's the fifth day in a row that fire has been exchanged over the border of turkey and syria and defense secretary leon panetta says it is something we need to be concerned about. the clashes could escalate and spread to neighboring countries. the u.s. is relaying its exchange in the hopes that conflict is not going to grow. five turkish civilians were killed from shelling on wednesday. >>> education and union supporters are joining forces to protect california families. >> it's about us having enough resources in order to have a nice good quality of life. >> the two groups held a rally yesterday. >> kids went to this school here. graduated with uc berkeley. if it had not been for funds of the state, the school would not be able to offer what it is. >> the rally also included opponents of proposition 32 which would severely restrict the amount of money unions can contribute to political campaigns. >>> opponents of -- berkeley plan an all day sidewalk demon
FOX News
Oct 7, 2012 3:00am PDT
. the latino population and others. >> the minorities, they think they've got them. as you've seen, after that debate, we've had a reset in this eltion. i think all of these campaigns are going to have to go out and hit those groups that they haven't talked to up to now. >> 30 days. >> daniel, thank you so much. >>> coming up, one lawmaker refuses to say the pledge of allegiance. she said it was a prayer. she won't do it. the lame who witnessed it will weigh in on that next. seems they haven't been moving much lately. but things are starting to turn around because of business people like you. and regions is here to help. with the experience and service to keep things rolling. from business loans to cash management, we want to be your partner moving forward. so switch to regions. and let's get going. together. droid does. and does it launch apps by voice while learning your voice ? launch cab4me. droid does. keep left at the fork. does it do turn-by-turn navigation ? droid does. with verizon, america's largest 4g lte network, and motorola, droid does. get $100 off select motorola 4g lte sm
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